Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' South, Longitude: 109° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.17 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.1"986.68 miwest0° 09' 50.9"11.28 misouth986.49 mi
24 hours12° 33' 45.6"855.57 mieast3° 40' 29.2"252.60 misouth886.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:40 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSat 11:40 AM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM3435 km2134 miles1855 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 2:40 PM3446 km2141 miles1860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 2:40 PM3518 km2186 miles1900 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 1:40 PM3533 km2195 miles1907 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 1:40 PM3554 km2209 miles1919 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:40 PM3569 km2217 miles1927 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools